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Rural Development Alleviate Poverty PNG 2005

Department of Environment and Conservation

The Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) was established in 1985. Its mission (approved by the National Executive Council on 22 August 1989) is to ensure natural and physical resources are managed to sustain environmental quality and human well-being.

The key legislations administered by the Department are:

Environmental Planning Act 1978

Environmental Contaminants Act 1978

Conservation Areas Act 1978

National Parks Act 1982

International Trade (Fauna & Flora) Act 1979

Fauna (Protection and Control) Act 1966

Crocodile Trade (Protection) Act 1974

Water Resources Act 1982

It also has an important role under the Forests Act 1992.


Research papers on rural development and poverty in PNG as part of the Asia-Pacific Viewpoint Journal Volume 46.

Data and Resource

Can rural development alleviate poverty in Papua New Guinea? 2005

13 paged research paper on rural development…

Poor rural places in Papua New Guinea 2005

In the late 1960s, Harold Brookfield and…

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Publisher PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority
Modified 19 July 2021
Release Date 19 July 2021
Homepage URL
Identifier 54e44dd4-743c-499e-bf03-219ce3e3850b
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location PNG
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author Bryant Allen and R. Michael Bourke on behalf of ANU Research Publications, Blackwell Publishing and others
Contact Name Paul Anderson
Contact Email [email protected]